Vending Services

    • Last Updated: 03/28/2017
    • Effective Date: 10/16/2012

    Policy Statement
    Vending services are provided by contract established by Auxiliary Services.  Auxiliary Services derives its authority to award this contract based on the University System of Georgia’s Board of Regents policy 7.2.2.
    Additional contacts

    Jon Hall, Manager



    Responsible University Senior Administrator: Vice President for Finance & Administration

    Responsible University Administrator: Associate Vice President Auxiliary Services

    Policy Owner: Director, Auxiliary Services

    Policy Contact: Jon Hall, Manager – Vending and Solicitation

    Phone Number: 706-542-7167

    • How are vendors chosen?

    Vending contracts are bid and awarded according to all relevant state laws.  The contract has a term of 5 years, with the winning bidder selected by UGA Procurement based on parameters set by Auxiliary Services.

    • How are vending prices set?

    Prices are determined by the Auxiliary Services Vending Manager after considering vendor contract prices, competitive market rates, and cost recovery considerations.  Prices are constrained by the contract with the vendor.

    • How are vending machine locations determined?

    Vending machines are sited according to foot traffic (measured by building occupancy), or by convenience based on proximity to other vending locations.  Final decision on placing machines rests with the Vending and Solicitation Manager.

    For more information, please see our website: Please see the “Auxiliary Services – Authority to establish and operate” policy for more information about Auxiliary Services.